The science of addiction

The U’s Genetic Science Learning Center received $150,000 from the Utah Legislature in early 2018 to teach middle and high school students about the science of opioid addiction and the physiological and psychological aspects of pain, among other topics.

Doctors’ reluctance to discuss gun safety

A new study shows that in the months immediately following mass shootings, doctors are less likely to ask routine questions about gun safety in the home.

Student Discounts

ADDITIONAL DISCOUNT ADDED FOR U STUDENTS: Anyone with a valid UCard can get 10 percent off their purchase when they shop at the Dan’s Foothill Drive location on Thursdays. The 10 percent discount is only available at the Foothill location and only on Thursdays. In order to access this discount, UCard holder need to enroll […]

Safe & Sound

INCIDENT AND NEAR-MISS REPORTING Timely reporting of incidents such as injuries is critical.  Regulatory bodies have reporting requirements that can result in citations and penalties if not followed. Tracking of near misses can help identify problem areas before an injury occurs. OSHA defines a near miss as an, β€œunplanned event that did not result in […]

Announcements

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Student Life

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Healing chronic pain and opioid addiction

Eric Garland, associate dean for research at the College of Social Work, has been appointed to a Multidisciplinary Working Group focused on a $1.1 billion federal effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the opioid crisis.